Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces.

Hong Kong, Dec 12, 2018

LOT 161

L. LEROY & CIE CHRONOMETER WITH OBSERVATORY BULLETIN

Gun-metal, open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket chronometer, subsidiary seconds at 6

Brand L. Leroy & Cie

Year circa 1918

Movement No. 11 722

Case No. 32

Caliber 18''' gilded brass, with going barrel, straight-line lever escapement, Guillaume balance and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve, Besançon Observatory seal

Dimensions Ø 50 mm.

Signature dial and movement

Accessories Extract from the Archives

HKD 13,000 - 22,000

USD 1,700 - 2,900 / EUR 1,500 - 2,500


Grading System
Grade: A

Good

Case: 3-8

Good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3-01*

Good

Dial: 3-6

Good

Slightly oxidized


Notes

The watch was sold on January 26, 1918, to M. Haugk, Paris (15, rue d'Astorg), in a gold case (No. 5 347), engraved with the cypher "C H". At an unknown date, the original case was replaced by the actual in gun-metal.